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7 Days Escorted Private Cappadocia & Gobeklitepe & Mt. Nemrut Tour

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Day 1: Welcome to İstanbul, Turkey

Pass By: Meet Transfer, Istanbul 34275 Turkey
Upon your arrival to the Ataturk airport in Istanbul, BellaTurca Travel representative will welcome you with a sign bearing your name and then you will be transferred to your hotel and take a rest.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in İstanbul

Day 2: Flight to Cappadocia & North Cappadocia Tour

Pass By: Cappadocia Airport Transfers, 370 Evler Mahallesi, 24. Cadde, No:1/5, Urgup 50400 Turkey
Early morning pick you from your hotel and transfer to airport for Cappadocia flight.

Upon your arrival to Cappadocia, BellaTurca Travel representative will welcome you with a sign bearing your name and then you will be transferred to tour office. After welcome drink start your excursion.


Stop At: Goreme National Park, Goreme 50180 Turkey
Our first stop is the fantastic view point of Uchisar Castle where you will receive information about the rich history of Cappadocia and the unique rock formations.

After the panoramic view point, we visit Goreme Open Air Museum. Your guide will explain the meanings of frescoes covering the walls of thousand-year-old cave churches as you explore this spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site.

Next, we will see a kick-wheel pottery demonstration and our guests are welcome to show their own talent about pottery.

We will have our lunch in Avanos with traditional Turkish foods. After lunch we will visit Pasabag Fairy Chimneys where is also commonly known as Monks Valley. You will have chance to see the famous mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys as well as St. Simeon’s monk cell carved into the rock.

Devrent Valley is well known as imagination valley where you can take fantastic pictures with animal-shaped rock formations.

Our last visit will be Turkish handmade carpet cooperative where you will be informed about process of handwoven kilims and double-knotted rugs from Turkey.

Tour ends around 17:00

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cappadocia

Day 3: Hot Air Balloon Ride & South Cappadocia Tour

Stop At: Goreme National Park, Goreme 50180 Turkey
Sunrise Balloon Flight over lunar landscape of Cappadocia. After landing celebrate with champagne and back to hotel around 07:30 which will let you take a rest and have a breakfast till excursion’s pick-up time.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Goreme National Park, Goreme 50180 Turkey
Your guide pick you up from hotel around 10:00 and then we will visit Goreme Panorama where you can see wonderful view of Goreme town with its spectacular cave houses.

Then, we will start our hike in the beautiful Red/Rose Valley which will take approximately 4 km and slightly more than one hour. We will see fairy-chimneys, local farms, pigeon houses and cave chapels. Your guide will give information about the history and the unique formations of Cappadocia during the hike. At the end of the hike we will have a quick stop at Cavusin Old Greek Village.

Then we will drive to Love Valley to take amazing pictures of pillar-shaped rock formations of Cappadocia

We will have our lunch with traditional Turkish foods. After lunch we will visit carved underground city which was used by early Christians as a shelter to hide themselves against their enemies.

Next, we will have a stop at the terrific view of Pigeon Valley where you will be informed about carved pigeon houses.

Our final stop will be Onyx factory where you will be informed about semi-precious volcanic stones of Turkey.

Tour ends around 17:00

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cappadocia

Day 4: Private Transfer to Mt. Nemrut

Stop At: Mount Nemrut, Adiyaman 50100 Turkey
After breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to Adıyaman. Stop at Kahramanmaras for lunch and a taste of its famous ice cream.

Upon arrival to Kahta, check in to hotel and take a rest.

Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kahta, Adıyaman

Day 5: Sunrise at Mt. Nemrut & Arsemia Old City

Stop At: Mount Nemrut, Adiyaman 50100 Turkey
Early morning drive to the summit of the mount Nemrut (one of the most popular UNESCO world cultural heritage sites), watching the sunset, be amazed by the colossal heads and statues of ancient deities, as you step into mythology. This extraordinary landmark rests at an elevation of 8000 ft. The mountain top complex is composed of two flattened areas strewn with statues and separated by a false peak of crushed rock. Antiochus built the entire complex approximately 2000 years ago as a monument to his divine ancestry. Also definitely take time to visit the old castle, Arsemeia, cross over the still functioning Cendere Bridge (Septimius Severus bridge) dating all the way back to the 3rd century and Tumulus Tomb of Karakus.

After visiting Nemrut and Arsemia we will drive to Sanliurfa and Harran. On the way to Sanlıurfa we will have a tea break at Ataturk Dam, which is the biggest dam in Middle east.

Upon arrival, check in our hotel and take a rest.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Sanliurfa

Day 6: Göbeklitepe & Abraham’s Cave Tour

Stop At: Potbelly Hill, Gobeklitepe Orencik Mahallesi, Sanliurfa 63290 Turkey
After breakfast, start exploring Sanliurfa. Urfa has been occupied since the Babylonians followed by the Hurrites, Hittites, Assyrians, Greeks. We will visit Urfa Archaeological Museum. This museum exhibit a huge collection, founded from Harran and Gobeklitepe Area. We will also visit the holy sites at the Ainzelha, a lake with millions of domesticated fish. While in Urfa we will visit the cave where the prophet Abraham was born. Then, walk through the local covered bazaar of Sanliurfa. Walk through the town to discover the many hidden treasures.

We will have a delicious lunch with kebabs. After lunch we will visit nearby Harran and see the incredible beehive houses. Harran- according to the Bible- was the site where prophet Abraham spent a few years with his family before moving on to Israel, the Promised Land. There are exceptional photo opportunities in this area.

In the afternoon you will see Gobeklitepe, a hilltop sanctuary erected on the highest point of an elongated mountain ridge some 15 km northeast of the town of Urfa. Gobeklitepe which is believed the first temple of the World. It was built roughly twelve thousand years ago, circa 10,000 BC.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Sanliurfa

Day 7: Gaziantep & Zeugma Mosaic Museum & Flight back to İstanbul

Stop At: Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Mithatpasa Mahallesi Haci Sani Konukoglu Bulvari Sehitkamil, Gaziantep 27500 Turkey
After breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to Gaziantep. We will first visit Gaziantep Mosaic Museum. This museum exhibit superb mosaic discovered at the Roman site of Belkis-Zeugma before the Birecik Dam flooded most of the site. We will visit the old city castle which is located in the center of the city and copper bazaar. This bazaar is one of the most special and oldest bazaars in Turkey. You can find variety of copper handcrafts. We will also have the chance to taste famous baklava; a sweet pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey (Baklava is originally from Gaziantep).

After visiting the city, drive to airport for your evening flight back to İstanbul.

Upon your arrival to İstanbul, we will meet you and transfer to your hotel.

End of our services
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from airport or any hotel in İstanbul

Ports

  • Istanbul Airport
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • 6 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • Private transportation
  • Private guide
  • Entrance tickets to museums and sights as shown on itinerary
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Cappadocia Airport Transfers
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Nemrut
  • Entry/Admission - Potbelly Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Zeugma Mosaic Museum
Exclusions
  • Dinners
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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By: BellaTurca Travel
86 reviews
mariajose_qg
143
Excellent experience
Doing this two days tour is the best way to know the whole region. All the important places are included and with
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K9726ALmatts
Hasselt, Belgium
10
Excellent 1 day experience to discover the beauty of Cappacocia
The tour started with a hotel pickup. The driver was very professional and the vehicle was very comfortable and
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Monica-ALM
Araraquara, SP
30
Cappadocia Tour !
We had an absolutely lovely. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Turkey, and could go into
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Zeynep S
21
OUTSTANDING SERVICE
If you are in CAPPADOCIA, they are the people you need! BEST EXPERIENCE EVER: I would like to thank Turker for
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JohanIndo
Jakarta, Indonesia
41
Highly recommended
Although there was a problem of pick up vehicle not arriving in time for IST, luckily the problem was solved in a
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joan w
Al-Rayyan, Qatar
176
The WONDERS of Cappadocia
As I sit waiting for my return flight to Instanbul ...I’m reflecting on a wonderful trip. From my initial booking
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yamansinan
Phuket, Thailand
20
Fabulous region of the world, awesome trip
We found this travel agency to be awesome for independent travellers like ourselves. We wanted to see as much of
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nuchanat2019
11
Cappadocia
Good tour, lovely guide and staff, clean vehicles. Good lunch totally recommended ! Will be back for more !
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01Saffy
London, United Kingdom
2820
Excellent service and amazing tour
Since the moment I booked this tour, I have continued to be impressed. The service has been really friendly and
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Leo H
Hong Kong, China
51
Perfect Tour
The tour was well planned and well organized. It was not too packed - so we had time to enjoy, understand and
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Veronica K
40
Cappadocia tour en Español
Bella Turca was an excellent choice for our visit to Cappadocia. I did the red and blue tour in Spanish with Ahmet
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Sara H
10
Fantastic !!
Everything from the pick-up to arrivals and transfers went smoothly. Our guide Mustafa was very friendly,
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mimiOjackO
Region of Murcia, Spain
123
WELL ORGANIZED AND FUN!
Ahmet and Mustafa are owner-guides of BellaTurca Travel. They arranged everything from hotel pickup to airport,
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Luke B
70
Cappadocia tour company
We spent two days with Bellaturca travel as they showed us around the sights of Cappadocia (four people first day
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travelqueens
Laguna Niguel, California
1326
Awesome Trip!
I dealt with Turker at Bellaturca for our Cappadocia trip. It was a 2 day-1 night package which included pick up
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